UniEnergy Technologies needed a simple, scalable control system to go with its simple, scalable multi-megawatt wet-cell batteries. It turned to Siemens for the complete solution.
The Industrial Internet Consortium launches an asset efficiency testbed and Georgia Tech announces the founding members of its Center for the Development and Application of Internet of Things Technologies.
Business relationships work best when both parties operate from a common understanding and shared goals. But this can be a challenge when accepting a bid from an integrator for the first time.
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Predixion Software is coupling its cloud-based advanced analytics software with Wind River’s cloud-based IoT platform to enable real-time data analytics where decisions can be made quickly.
While the manufacturing industry focuses on connecting the Industrial Internet of Things, Sight Machine is extracting and analyzing existing data locked away on the factory floor.
A matched control and drive system designed for automating the test and measurement of machinery combines National Instruments’ controller and programming environment with Bosch Rexroth’s drives and motors.
GE Intelligent Platform’s CR11 single board computers have been deployed on the International Space Station as part of the European Space Agency’s continuing experiments.
Taking its control system/control room collaboration to the next level, ABB has bought up the remaining shares of CGM, a Swedish company specializing in control room design.
Too many factories are still operating with automation silos, leaving numerous manual steps scattered throughout their operations which create inefficiencies and greater potential for error. Given the current automation intelligence revolution in manufacturing, the time to eliminate those silos is now.
And vice versa. Particularly in the industrial space, increasing connectivity is driving sensor growth, but sensor innovation is also creating big strides for IoT applications. Through it all, M&A activity is running high.
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